2012 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards
Nominated for Best Guest or Supporting Actress - Television Drama: for East West 101, Price of Salvation episode

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

1996 TV Guide New Zealand Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Actress - Television: for Cover Story, episode 14

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

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

1995 Montréal World 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

1994 New Zealand Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Female Performance in a Dramatic Role - Film: for Once Were Warriors