Jake Milbank's Recovery from injuries sustained from White Island Eruption
Bay of Plenty
Jake is a tour guide for White Island Tours. He was on the island when it erupted, and has sustained burns to 80% of his body.
This normally passionate energetic young man, who has a love for anything ocean, was in his element when this tragedy occurred.
However he now has a long journey to recovery, and anything raised on this page will be used to help the family financially to ensure they can be by his side all the way. And provide anything Jake will need during his recovery.
Jake is currently staying in ICU in Middlemore Hospital and he is surrounded by his family. The family would like to thank you all for the messages, support and good wishes for Jake that they have already recieved.
I am a close family friend of approximately 12yrs
To support Family and allow them to be by Jake's side all the way. And cover any needs that Jake may have.
Merry Christmas! 22 December 2020
Hi everyone, now that this page has closed I would like to give thanks once more for all of your support and kind messages. It’s been a tough year but it’s good to know that from here on out things can only get better! I am looking forward to enjoying this summer and I wish you all a Merry Christmas and all the best for 2021.
Hi Jane, thanks so much for your support, and your very kind message. However Maia’s story hasn’t been on A Current Affair - we’ll be in touch with you by email, if you would like to make any alterations 🌻