Captain Bundee Aki presented Wainui's family with an Irish No.11 jersey in his honour.
Four tries in the first 40 minutes were enough for victory in Hamilton.
The star pair missed their sides' respective Tokyo Olympics campaigns with injury.
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The Magpies ran in seven tries to beat South Canterbury.
The Taranaki utility's form for the Blues has seen him called up for the national team.
The NZ men, women have named squads to defend their titles at Birmingham in July.
The former Ireland coach is helping the NZ team prepare to face his old side on Saturday.
The former Chiefs and Counties Manukau centre returns to Hamilton on Wednesday.
The wing joins NZ coach Ian Foster, and Crusaders teammates David Havili and Jack Goodhue.
Coaches Ian Foster, John Plumtree and Scott McLeod have all returned positive results before the first test against Ireland.
The speedster is in line for a test recall against Ireland this week.
Assistant coach Brad Mooar says the ex-Ireland coach will work with the NZ side this week.
The two halfbacks will act as co-captains on Wednesday at Hamilton.
Crusaders back Braydon Ennor has been called into the side as cover before Saturday.
Ex-All Blacks Jeff Wilson and Sir John Kirwan both favour the Crusaders winger.
Newshub's rugby reporter breaks down what to expect from the first test of 2022.
The visitors have never won a match in New Zealand.
Ireland have won three of their last five tests against the All Blacks.
"It was something that wasn't even written down as a goal or a dream".
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