2007 Māori Media Awards
Best Male Presenter in Te Reo Māori: Mātai Smith

2006 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Nominated for Best Māori Language Programme 

2006 Māori Media Awards
Best Male Presenter in Te Reo Māori: Mātai Smith 

2005 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Best Māori Language Programme

2005 Māori Media Awards
Best Male Presenter in Te Reo Māori: Mātai Smith

2003 Qantas Media Awards
Best Children’s Programme

2002 TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Children's Programme

2000 TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Children's Programme

1999 TV Guide New Zealand Television
Best Children’s Programme (under the title Tūmeke)