2011 Aotearoa Film and Television Awards
Best Children's/Youth Programme

2011 Kidscreen Awards

2010 Worldfest-Houston
Platinum Remi Award (top prize in the TV Mini-series category)

2010 Prix Jeunese (Germany)
Nominated in 7-11-year-old Fiction category

2010 Qantas Film and TV Awards
Best Performance by an Actor: George Henare
Best Sound Design: Steve Finnigan, James Hayday & Tom Miskin
Best Production Design: Gary Mackay

Nominated for Best Children's/Youth Programme, Best Performance by a Supporting Actress (Miriama Smith), Best Script - Drama/Comedy Programme (Michael Bennett), Best Cinematography - Drama/Comedy Programme (David Paul), Best Original Music (Gareth Farr)