More than 100 Fastway Courier Franchisees and support staff across New Zealand and Australia will be grooming, trimming and waxing for a cause for Movember 2013.

Austin Mortimer, CEO of Fastway Couriers, says Fastway Couriers will be fostering friendly competition between franchisees and employees, with a range of prizes and incentives to encourage them to get out there and grow.

"Movember is all about raising awareness and vital funds for men’s health, especially prostate cancer and depression. These issues are close to all of our hearts here at Fastway, and this campaign is something our franchisees and staff have been passionate about supporting," says Austin.

"A shortlist of the network's best moustaches will be entered into a voting contest, to be decided by Fastway's Facebook fans. The winner will take home Fastway Couriers' inaugural 'Tash of the Year' trophy and a year's worth of bragging rights."

Austin says that the event "speaks to franchisees, driving teamwork and camaraderie."

"We've already had some interesting stories from the network. Aaron Cooper Business Manager at Fastway Couriers Canterbury, will be taking part in the Undie 700 to bolster his donations for Movember on 22 November. The charity event will see Aaron ride a 50cc scooter more than 600kms from Timaru to Nelson over two days as part of his fundraising efforts," says Austin.

"I'd like to congratulate all of our Mo Bros and Mo Sistas on helping to change the face of men's health. If you see your local courier sporting a moustache, I'd encourage you back them with a donation to their page."

To donate, simply visit Fastway Couriers Movember Team Page at: and select the relevant region.

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