A delegation from Hawaii will this morning present The Lei of Aloha for World Peace to Christchurch.
The Lei, a symbol of love, peace and connectedness, was made after 50 Muslims were shot dead in two mosques in the city ten days ago.
It was flown to Christchurch from Hawaii at the end of last week after being constructed by 300 volunteers working up to 14 hours a day for three days.
It was hand-plaited from 14 truckloads of ti leaves and is about 1.6 kilometres long.
The Lei was presented at 11am, Hagley Park South and distributed to Al Noor Masjid, the Linwood Mosque, Christchurch Hospital, the Police, St Johns Ambulance, Victim Support and Ngāi Tahu.