2011 Aotearoa Film and Television Awards
Best Supporting Actress - Television: for Shortland Street

1999 Australian Film Awards
Nominated for Best Supporting Actress: for Dance Me to My Song

1999 - Film Critics' Circle of Australia
Nominated for Best Supporting Actress: for Dance Me to My Song

1997 TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Actress in a Television Drama: for Cover Story

1995 Independent Spirit Awards (United States)
Best Actress: for Once Were Warriors

1995 Oporto Film Festival (Portugal)
Best Actress: for Once Were Warriors

1995 Montreal Film Festival
Best Actress: for Once Were Warriors

1995 San Diego Film Festival
Best Actress: for Once Were Warriors

1995 Variety Artists Club of New Zealand
Benny Award for Excellence in Film