Death Threat

December 2019

Season 1 Episode 10 - Stress

Expired 4.0 4 x
Luke Dallow is an archetypical urban New Zealander with a high-pressure lifestyle, working long hours and no work/life balance. Concerned that Luke's on a collision course with premature death his mates get together and call in Buck to defuse his death threat.

Season 1 Episode 9 - Depression

Expired 4.0 1 x
Codie Stock used to be the fittest of all his friends but piled on the kilos when a knee injury cost him his job and his home and left him suffering from depression. This week Buck and his team try and get to the root of Codie’s problems and help him climb out of this black hole.
November 2019

Season 1 Episode 8 - Sleep Apnea

Expired 3.0 1 x
Dave Onekawa used to be a sports nut in his 20's but now at 45, with his health in rapid decline, his wife Lenise, desperate for a good night's sleep has called in the experts to get to the bottom of Dave’s snoring.

Season 1 Episode 7 - Back Problems

Expired 4.0 4 x
Bad diet, chronic indigestion, poor sleep and untreated back issues see 47 year old Shane Te Pou struggling to just keep up with his young kids. Aware that memebers of his Dad’s whanau have died young, 7 year old son Ming Jue has called in Buck.

Season 1 Episode 6 - Obesity

Expired 4.0 2 x
Fit and active in his youth, Togia Lanefale has battled obesity for over a decade. Now 47, and tipping the scales at over two hundred kilos, he’s facing diabetes and raft of other complications. It’s a death threat that his son Ahutoa desperately wants Buck to defuse.

Season 1 Episode 5 - Gout

Expired 3.0 1 x
Tame’s poor diet has resulted in him suffering from serious gout that has seen him hospitalized. Adding to this, since quitting smoking he’s put on a dangerous amount of weight. Now, his workmate Errol has enlisted the help of Buck and the team to get Tame fighting fit once more.
October 2019

Season 1 Episode 4 - Hypertension

Expired 4.0 1 x
When former Counties Manukau rugby representative Jack Kani stopped training, he kept eating like he was still on the field - and packed on the weight. Now facing dire health consequences, his daughter Chassy has called in the big guns to try and save her father.

Season 1 Episode 3 - Type 2 Diabetes

Expired 4.0 6 x
Tom Phillips was once the picture of health but now with his diabetes out of control. His wife Sharron has Breast cancer and fears their teenage daughter may be facing a future without them if things don’t change. Sharron is desperate for Buck’s help.

Season 1 Episode 2 - Heart Failure

Expired 3.0 0 x
Iconic All Black legend Buck Shelford is tackling the Grim Reaper and fighting back against the state of men's health in New Zealand.

Season 1 Episode 1 - High Cholesterol

Expired 4.0 5 x
Iconic All Black legend Buck Shelford is tackling the Grim Reaper and fighting back against the state of men's health in New Zealand.