Mojo lost, New Zealand’s battle against gloom

Mojo lost, New Zealand’s battle against gloom
It will take more than a coffee and a scone to fix NZ's 'mojo' problem. (Image: Getty)
Dileepa Fonseka
The idea Wellington is in decline has not always been as widely accepted as it seems to be now. At one Wellington Business Chamber event in 2019, I remember running into the founder of Mojo Coffee, Steve Gianoutsos. I decided to take a punt and ask him what he thought about where Wellington was heading. The event was loud and noisy, so instead of putting his feelings into words, he just pointed his thumb down towards the floor. In the same year, Kiwibank released some numbers about Wellington city which showed things were actuall...

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