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SunLive – White Island Tour Guide Released From Hospital

Jake Milbank of Whakatane suffered burns to 80% of his body when the volcano erupted on December 9, killing 21 people. The 19-year-old was on the island doing a tour for White Island Tours and was among those rescued from the island by the White Island Tours boat skippered by Paul Kingi. He had since […]

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Whakaari/White Island tour guide Jake Milbank released from hospital

PROVIDED Jake Milbank has finally returned home after spending four months in hospital following the Whakaari/White Island eruption, with the island pictured in the background. A Whakaari/White Island tour guide injured in last year’s eruption has been discharged from hospital. Jake Milbank of Whakatane suffered burns to 80% of his body when the volcano erupted […]