1998 ITVA Video Awards (New Zealand)
Silver Monitor: Kiwi - Dairy Giant

1996 ITVA Video Awards
Silver Monitor: Forest Gupping and the Supa-Scraper
Best Script: for Forest Gupping and the Supa-Scraper

1996 Chicago Children's Festival
Jury Prize: The Orchard

1986 Academy Awards
Nominated for Best Animated Short (with Martin Townsend): The Frog, the Dog and the Devil

1986 Hamilton International Animation Festival (Canada)
Grand Prize: The Frog, the Dog and the Devil

1986 Asia Pacific Film Festival
Best Animated Short (with Martin Townsend): The Frog, the Dog and the Devil

1986 Pacific Asia Travel Association Conference (PATA)
Gold Award: Right Next Door

1984 London Film Festival
Most Outstanding Film: War Years

1982 International Film and Television Festival (United States)
Silver Award: Sport, Kids and Other People

1981 International Film and Television Festival
Gold Award: Primeval Survivors

1970 Edinburgh Film Festival
Certificate of Merit: This Auckland

1968 Pacific Asia Travel Association Conference
(Taiwan)
Third Prize: This Auckland

1967 Venice Film Festival
Lion of St Mark Plaque: This Auckland

1967 Tourfilm Festival (Czechoslovakia)
Tourism Film Prize: This Auckland 

1967 National Committee on Films on Safety (United States)
Award of Merit: Life is How You Keep It