Project Description

The Checkup is a 10-part factual series that investigates health claims, myths & misconceptions to help provide viewers with the information they need to make their own health decisions.

The half-hour show features a team of doctors – Mataroria Lyndon, Samantha Bailey, Gareth Shalley and Jayani Kannangara, who investigate new treatments and medical advances, with an eye to debunking common misconceptions.

It is a journey of discovery with the doctors as they consult specialists and conduct their own research and experiments to discover the truth about our health.

The Checkup is produced by Great Southern Film and Television, the award-winning production company responsible for Coast NZ and The Casketeers.