The side of a woman's head is not the place you'd expect to
find a walrus moustache, but a Dunedin woman now has a unique
hairdo she hopes will raise a lot of money for men's health.
Sarah Naylor shows off the walrus-style moustache shaved
out of her hair yesterday in memory of her father. Photo by
Sarah Naylor (32) said her main motivation for
yesterday's dramatic haircut was her father David, from
Garston, who died from cancer in 2004, aged 55.
As the "walrus-style" moustache was created, she confided her
mother who lives in Invercargill, loved her daughter's long
hair so much she had not been told about the shave.
But after the deed, by Krisandra Treweek, of Princes St salon
Jonathan & Treweek, Miss Naylor phoned her mother.
"Mum was a little concerned, but was laughing by the end of
Miss Naylor, a Health Ministry payment officer, said it was
the fifth year she had participated in Movember, the men's
health awareness campaign.
She usually fundraised by baking moustache-shaped cookies and
wearing a fake moustache, but decided on something different
She hopes to better her previous fundraising efforts of about
A salon client started her collection yesterday with a $10