Base Jump Auckland
On the 1st of January 2000, a Millennium Base Jump took place in Auckland New Zealand. First to see in the new Millennium.. 10 Auckland skydivers went down in history as the first legal base jump in New Zealand took place. Tim Fastnedge gained approvals from Transit New Zealand to carry out the jump from the Auckland Harbour Bridge, as a “millennium event”. 120 feet above sea level approx.
Jumpers: Andy Godfrey, Bea Austin, Callum Baird, Garth Lawless, Paul Early, Stu Read, Scott Beange, Tim Fastnedge, Tony Moore, Shane Baird
Thanks to: Severn Smith – Technical advisor; Paree Del La Varis – Medical support; Bridget Pirie – Safety Officer; Thanks to our Boat Recovery crews & the Marine Ambulance
Thanks to Transit New Zealand.
* Special thanks to Gerard Dunning for putting this video together..