NZ@Noon: Racing rickshaws and dancing All Blacks

Houhora police Constable Tracee Knowler and reporter Kristin Edge are racing across India in a tuk tuk.
Houhora police Constable Tracee Knowler and reporter Kristin Edge are racing across India in a tuk tuk.

Stories making headlines across the regions today include an unlikely pair in a race across India and dancing All Blacks in Rotorua.

A Houhora policewoman and a Northern Advocate reporter have joined forces for a 3500km race across India in a motorized rickshaw.

A special event took place in Rotorua yesterday involving four All Blacks team members and the next generation - and there was plenty of dancing.

Watch: All Blacks dance at Jump Jam

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