2018 Huawei Mate20 New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Director - Drama: for Westside, series three

2005 Order of New Zealand Merit
For Services to Film and the Theatre

2003 Arts Foundation
Laureate Award

1999 TV Guide New Zealand TV Awards
Best Director (Comedy) for Hercules: The Legendary Journeys ('And Fancy Free' episode)

1997 TV Guide New Zealand TV Awards
Best Dramatic Performance in a Supporting Role: for Hercules: The Legendary Journeys ('King for a Day' episode)

1995 New Zealand Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Male Performance in a Dramatic Role - Television: for Typhon's People

1994 Cannes Film Festival
Official Selection - Special Season of New Zealand Shorts: for I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry