Te Reo Māori Awards NZ, Innovation, 2008 Finalist as Producer for DVD “Raising Bilingual Children – Generation Reo.”
NZ TV Guide Best on the Box, Best Reality Series, 2007 Finalist as Producer for “Waka Reo – Series 2” television reality series.
Air NZ Screen Awards, Achievement in Camera Documentary, 2007 Finalist as Producer for “Waka Reo – Series 2” reality television series
ImagineNative Film Festival Toronto Canada, Best Drama Series, 2001 Winner as writer for “Haka & Siva” for AROHA 6 part television te reo drama series.
Chapman Trip Theatre Awards Wellington NZ, Best Production, 1995 Winner for “Taki Toru” as a Dancer/Performer Directors: Keri Kaa, Sunny Amey, Jan Bolwell Theatre: Taki Rua
Canterbury Film Festival, NZ Audience Choice Award, 1992 Winner as Director/Writer of short film “Mokopuna.”
FACTS Advertising Awards, Australia, Best Commercials, 1991 Commendation for performance as “Mother” in Road Safety TVC DOP: Leon Nareby Director: Gregor Nicholas Producer: Dorthe Schefferman Agency: Jane Byrne
USA Television Advertising Awards, Gold Mobius, 1990 Winner for Performance as Mother in Road Safety TVC DOP: Leon Nareby Director: Gregor Nicholas Producer: Dorthe Scheffeman Agency: Jane Byrne
Best Supporting Actor Female Dominion Newspaper, Wellington NZ 1986 Winner for character “Mum” in the play “Kohanga” by Apirana Taylor Director Rangimoana Taylor at Depot Theatre
Most Promising Debut Actor Female Dominion Newspaper, Wellington NZ 1985 Winner for character “Woman” in the play “Waiting Women” written & directed by Graeme Tetly at Depot Theatre.
Still: ‘Mokopuna’ L-R Oriana Walker, Pita te Tau, Hori Ahipene, Stuart Turner, Tina Cook Producers: Kara Paewai, Christina Asher Writer/Director Whetu Fala