show us the words

pictures can tell a thousand words, but who wants to read all of them? avaikinius hopes to bring you the country's clearest writing on our annual celebration of living, contemporary culture, te maire maeva nui 2004.

how? if an option under consideration by the ministry of cultural development is accepted, a writer with decades of skills in reporting on our cultural affairs will be asked to cover the celebrations.

these are our 39th celebrations, nearly four decades of constitutional self-government, very much a lead-up to 2005.