Dave Dobbyn has received the ultimate Kiwi music accolade - being inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame.

The singer-songwriter was honoured in recognition of his near 40-year career at the APRA Silver Scroll Awards.

Dobbyn is a three-time past Silver Scroll winner for Beside You (1998), You Oughta Be In Love (1987) and Belle of the Ball (1993).