Story: Health advocacy and self-help



In the early 2000s Movember was an annual event held in November to raise awareness about men's health. Men grew moustaches throughout the month to show their support and raise funds for the Cancer Society of New Zealand and the Mental Health Foundation. This is Mr Movember 2008, Jeremy Cox, sporting an impressive handlebar moustache.

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Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, 'Health advocacy and self-help - Women’s and men’s health organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)

Story by Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 17 Jul 2018