A plaque from the Welsh Rugby Union to the people of the West Coast will be displayed at the remembrance service for 29 workers who died in the Pike River Coal mine disaster.
New Zealand Rugby Union president John Sturgeon has just returned from touring with the All Blacks, and has brought a special tribute from the Cardiff test match.
The All Blacks wore white arm bands during last Sunday's game and a minute's silence was observed before the start of play.
Mr Sturgeon is from the West Coast and worked as a miner. He says the Welsh were incredibly supportive.
"They were just unbelievable, really. They suggested that we could have a minute's silence at the Milennium Stadium, which was one big call and a tremendous success.
"You could hear a pin drop from anywhere in that stadium and there was about 70,000 or 80,000 people there."
A plaque gifted by the Welsh Rugby Union to the people of the West Coast will be displayed at a remembrance service for the men killed.
The service will be held at Omoto racecourse, near Greymouth, from 2pm on Thursday.
The plaque will be hung on a wall of the Grey District council chamber after the service.