Meet the man who owns a Hauraki Gulf island


PHOTO: The picturesque Pakatoa Island in the Hauraki Gulf.

Meet the man who owns a $40m Auckland island.

In a rare interview, Pakatoa Island’s owner reveals what it’s like to have his own ultimate private, waterfront hideaway, just a few minutes from the city.

Meat mogul John Ramsey, a businessman with considerable primary processing industry interests, has controlled the Hauraki Gulf’s precious gem for 23 years.

That might seem like everyone’s dream. Not his.


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