2014 Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards (The Moas)
Nominated for Best Director - Documentary (with Charlotte Purdy): for Erebus: Operation Overdue
Nominated for Best Documentary: Erebus: Operation Overdue
Nominated for Best Television Feature: Erebus: Operation Overdue
Nominated in the same category: Field Punishment No. 1 

2014 Documentary Edge Festival (NZ)
Best New Zealand Director (shared with Charlotte Purdy): for Erebus: Operation Overdue
Best New Zealand Feature: Erebus: Operaton Overdue

2011 Aotearoa Film and Television Awards
Best Director - Drama/Comedy Programme: for What Really Happened: Waitangi
Nominated in the same category: for Bloodlines

2010 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Director - Drama/Comedy Programme: for Go Girls

2009 Qantas Film & Television Awards
Best Drama Programme: Until Proven Innocent
Nominated for Best Director, Drama/Comedy Programme: for Until Proven Innocent

2003 Cannes Film Festival
Selected for Critics' Week: Turangawaewae

2003 New Zealand Television Awards
Best Director - Drama: for Mataku

2002 TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards
Best Drama Programme: Fish Skin Suit