Going under in a sea of wealth – Wishbone and the Bowen St triangle

Going under in a sea of wealth – Wishbone and the Bowen St triangle
A tweet that launched a social influencer career. (Image: C Finny)
Charles Finny
The weather was as dismal as the state of the political discourse and economic news the other day.  So, as I walked up the Terrace, just past the Reserve Bank, I could not resist taking a quick snap of the view over the road.  There, the recently closed Wishbone café branch was all dark while the lights of the Treasury offices were on.  I posted this on what we used to call Twitter (now called X) with a comment that this photo pretty much summarized the state of the New Zealand economy. To date over 105,000 people hav...

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