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

Best Drama Series (shared with Chris Bailey, Mark Beesley, and Kelly Martin): for Westside, series three

2017 New Zealand Television Awards
Best Drama Series (shared with Kelly Martin, Chris Bailey, John Holmes and Julie McGauran): for 800 Words, series two

Nominated for Best Drama Series (with Kelly Martin, Chris Bailey and Mark Beesley): for Westside, series two

2016 Logie Awards (Australia)
Nominated for Best Drama Programme: 800 Words
Nominated for Most Outstanding Drama Series: 800 Words

2014 SWANZ Scriptwriter Awards (NZ Writers Guild)
Best Television Drama Episode: for The Almighty Johnsons, series three, episode 13
Nominated for the same award: for Step Dave, episode six

2013 Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards
Nominated for Best Television Feature or Drama Series: The Almighty Johnsons

2011 Aotearoa Film and Television Awards 
Best Script - Drama/Comedy Programme: for Outrageous Fortune

2010 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Best Script - Drama/Comedy Programme: for Outrageous Fortune

2009 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Best Script - Drama/Comedy Programme (shared with Rachel Lang): for Outrageous Fortune

2008 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Script, Drama/Comedy Programme (with Jan Prettlejohns): for Outrageous Fortune

2007 Qantas Television Awards
Best Script - Non-Factual: for the Outrageous Fortune Christmas Special
Best Drama: Outrageous Fortune Christmas Special

2007 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Best Script, Drama - Television: for Outrageous Fortune, episode 2

2006 Qantas Television Awards
Nominated for Best Script - Non-Factual (with Rachel Lang):  Outrageous Fortune

2006 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Nominated for Best Screenplay (with Oscar Kightley) - Film: for Sione's Wedding
Nominated for Best Script, Single Episode of a Drama Series or Serial (with Rachel Lang) - Television: Outrageous Fortune, episode 13

2005 New Zealand Screen Awards
Nominated for Best Script - Drama: for Mercy Peak, episode 55
Nominated for Best Script - Comedy: for Serial Killer, episode 3

2003 New Zealand Television Awards
Best Script - Comedy (shared with Roger Hall and Dave Armstrong): for Spin Doctors, series 3

2002 TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Script - Comedy (with Roger Hall and Tom Scott): for Spin Doctors

1999 TV Guide New Zealand Script Awards
Best Comedy Script: for Double Booking

1995 New Zealand Film and Television Awards
Best Script - Television Serial: for Shortland Street, episode 525

1994 Writers Guild Foundation (United States)
International Screen and Television Writer's Film Festival Award (shared with Greg McGee): for Marlin Bay