Read our first edition of the Village Life newsletter!

2018 is proving to be a very exciting year at Zuccoli! The opening of Zuccoli Plaza has provided convenient and highly sought after local amenities for the community, and we look forward to seeing the plaza continue to thrive. Read through our latest edition of Village Life to keep up to date on all things Zuccoli, and the exciting things the rest of 2018 has in store for residents. It’s a big year and we look forward to you being apart of it!

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Happy Easter!

Zuccoli residents had a wonderful time on Sunday 24th March celebrating Easter with a brunch at the William Kirkby-Jones Park. With a water slide, food and a coffee van there was plenty to keep the kids of Zuccoli entertained on what turned out to be a bright and sunny morning.

We would like to wish the Zuccoli community a happy and safe Easter break!

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Vogel Release is now selling!

Zuccoli is continuing to grow with the latest stage of lots released over the weekend.The release is located at the southern end of Zuccoli Village and includes 55 residential lots ranging in size from 450m2 to 855m2 with decent size frontages.

Urbex Sales Consultant, Nicole Turner says the latest land release will appeal to a diverse range of buyer profiles who recognise quality and space.

“Set amongst a scenic natural setting and green open space, Zuccoli provides the balance of living in the great outdoors with unrivalled lifestyle attractions,” Ms Turner said.

“You can choose to stroll through the parks, explore the local village centre or be active on the interwoven bike tracks and walking trails. It is convenience at its best and will cater to any lifestyle,” Ms Turner said.

“Zuccoli has tapped into the market’s demands with the likes of the Zuccoli Plaza. We have created an urban village so residents can mingle at the local café, workout at the newly established F45 gym, shop at the IGA, and pick up a bottle of wine for the bottle shop or any necessities from the chemist,” Ms Turner said.

Set to fill a large gap in the market with its flexible and meticulously designed lots starting from $200,000*.

“We have a range of the Territory’s best builders at Zuccoli, with plenty of house and land package options to choose from to suit various lifestyle needs and budgets,” Ms Turner said.

Mrs Turner said they have already seen enormous interest from owner occupiers, such as first home buyer Nick Kastellorizios who purchased his home at Zuccoli.

“We previously lived at Palmerston, but my family was attracted to Zuccoli because of its premium feel, large spaces and close community,” Mr Kastellorizios said.

“I work out at Zuccoli so the location is perfect. It offers such a great lifestyle and is a great place to bring up my four daughters.

“Having the shops and parks nearby is certainly convenient! There is everything you need for modern living and the sense of community is just something you can’t go past,” Mr Kastellorizios said.
Zuccoli is just 25-minutes from Darwin City Centre and has easy access onto the Stuart Highway to the east and Palmerston the west.

(*average price for the Vogel Release is $222,960)

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Darwin Buffaloes loose NTFL Grand Final by one point

Urbex (Zuccoli developer) has been a proud major partner of the Darwin Buffaloes Football Club since 2013. On Wednesday evening the Southern Districts team won one of the most exciting NTFL grand finals in recent times, edging out the Darwin Buffaloes by just one point.

The Buffs played a thrilling game right until the end, kicking the final two goals of the game and coming within a whisker of snatching the flag.

The Buffaloes compete in the Northern Territory Australian Football League, and offer opportunities for girls, boys, women and men to be involved in community events through AFL. Urbex’s sponsorship has assisted the club in expanding to twelve teams and maintaining an active involvement in the local community, particularly with Indigenous youth.

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Zuccoli Plaza quickly becomes hub of Zuccoli Village

After opening mid last year, Zuccoli Plaza has quickly become the hub of Zuccoli Village. With an IGA, F45 gym, Terry White Chemmart, newsagency, Cellarbrations bottle shop, medical centre and Rainmaker
Cafe, Zuccoli Plaza has everything you need right at your doorstep.

With plenty of parking available, Zuccoli Plaza provides the perfect spot to catch up with friends at the café, squeeze in a work out at the gym or pick up any necessities for the day.

To keep up to date with everything that is happening at the Plaza, follow the Zuccoli Plaza Facebook page here.

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Help Darwin Buffaloes Football Club’s Tai Martin-Page walk again!

Urbex has been a proud major partner of the Darwin Buffaloes Football Club since 2013. The Buffaloes compete in the Northern Territory Australian Football League (NTFL), and offer opportunities for girls, boys, women and men to be involved in community events through AFL.

Buffaloes forward, Tai Martin-Page was involved in a tragic on-field incident during the NTFL Men’s Premier League game between Wanderers and Darwin on January 6. While prognosis is still unclear, Tai is facing a long stint in rehab and the possibility of never walking again.

On Monday Urbex Project Director, Tim Bycroft visited Tai in Perth (where he was flown to for treatment) to express support on behalf of Urbex.

Tai was in great spirits and is eager to commence rehab back in Adelaide where his family and friends can be closer to offer ongoing support.

The Buffaloes, along with AFL NT are seeking the community’s generosity in supporting Tai’s recovery and have set up a go fund me page: https://www.gofundme.com/HelpTaiwalkagain.

We encourage you to show your support, with all donations made will go towards medical and rehabilitation costs.

For more on Tai’s recovery, see the Nine News story here.

Urbex Project Director, Tim Bycroft visiting Tai over the weekend.

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Christmas at Zuccoli

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and the 2017 Zuccoli Christmas brunch was an event that every Zuccoli resident is sure to remember!

With an appearance from Santa and a huge water slide, Zuccoli residents loved their Christmas brunch on Saturday 3rd December, 2017 at William Kirkby-Jones Park.



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Zuccoli celebrates Halloween!

Come and join us on Tuesday 31st of October as the Zuccoli community celebrates Halloween. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Plans for a Zuccoli shopping centre by Christmas

Residents of Zuccoli are in for a treat this year with plans for an official opening of a new community shopping village in time for Christmas.

Rod Morris, Managing Director of the owner-­‐developers The RR Morriss Group, said he was pleased to announce that construction had commenced on Zuccoli Plaza, which will provide a local commercial centre for people living in Zuccoli.

“The shopping centre will incorporate 14 shops including a supermarket, gym, medical centre, chemist and coffee shop. IGA have already signed with us to provide the supermarket and I am looking forward to announcing the other tenants in the coming weeks,”

Mr Morris said. Zuccoli Plaza is located on the corner of Zuccoli Parade and Crosby Street and connects to The William Kirkby-­‐Jones AM Memorial Park. The Park was officially opened by the Chief Minister, The Hon. Adam Giles MLA, in August 2015. The Park was named after Mr Kirkby-­‐Jones, who was recognised as one of the great leaders of the housing industry, not only here in the Northern Territory, but also right across the country.

“Cyclists will be able to go for a ride through the park and onto the centre, where we will provide bike racks and a plaza in which to enjoy a morning coffee,” Mr Morris added. “We are keen to create a true community vibe and have plans to incorporate a feature mural into the centre’s design by a local Territory artist,” he said.

Zuccoli Plaza is being constructed by Hutchinson Builders, who are also currently working on the Gateway Shopping Centre in Palmerston, the Woolworths Bakewell Shopping Centre and the Jape Homemaker Village in Millner.

Urbex General Manager Wayne Rex welcomed the news that construction had commenced.

“Zuccoli Plaza is an integral asset to the Zuccoli village,” he said.

“As a master-­‐planned community, a major focus of the development is to create a local village feel while delivering amenity and affordability to residents.”

Zuccoli Stage 1 has been developed by Urbex in partnership with the Northern Territory Government’s Land Development Corporation and offers a variety of house and land options catering to all lifestyles and budgets. Upon completion, Zuccoli Stage 1 will contain over 900 homes for more than 2,700 Territorians.

Minister Assisting the Treasurer Nathan Barrett MLA said that the development of the new shopping village at Zuccoli is wonderful news for the local community and a definite, positive sign of the real growth in the area.

“As the Northern Territory Government Minister Assisting the Treasurer, I am delighted to see the continued growth in this area. New shopping centres are always a true indication of prosperity and this development reinforces the Giles Government’s Buy Local Campaign.

“The Giles Government has a plan that secures the future of the Northern Territory. We’re delivering jobs, better services, lower crime rates and a great lifestyle and developments such as these go to that heart of our commitment to all Territorians,” Minister Nathan Barrett said.

Media enquiries: Jeannette Button on 0407 727 080

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New Basketball Court a blessing for the College and Community.

Students at MacKillop Catholic College in Palmerston will start the school year with a new basketball court thanks to the Catholic Church of the Diocese of Darwin, the Australian Government and the joint partnership of the Land Development Corporation and Urbex.

The basketball court, which was completed over the school holidays, will be ready for use and launched tomorrow by the Bishop of Darwin Eugene Hurley, Deputy Director of School Services, Catholic Education Greg O’Mullane, Federal Member for Solomon Natasha Griggs MP and Zuccoli Independent Chairman Michael Corcoran.

Completed by JMac Constructions, the basketball court is valued at $300,000 and funded by the Federal Government, the Catholic Diocese and Urbex, local developers of stage one of Zuccoli, in partnership with the Land Development Corporation.

Bishop Hurley said that the new facility would add to the foundation of the community.

“The vision for the MacKillop Catholic College community involves a strong community participation in vibrant, caring and compassionate activities.

“As a new school located in a new and growing suburb we have limited facilities for students and families. This basketball court provides a much-needed resource for students during the school day and a place for families, clubs and young people to play after school hours.

“MacKillop Catholic College was built at the beginning of 2012 and from that point in time has had as its focus to be a school for the community. Its strong sense of welcome and inclusiveness is overwhelming to all who come to this place,” he said.

Natasha Griggs MP, Federal Member for Solomon, added how heart warming it is to see the local community flourish and the students of MacKillop College excel in their new surroundings and facilities.

“Helping provide a facility such as this is at the heart of what we do, the joint funding aims to provide better facilities for those that live in the suburb and study at the school” Mrs Griggs said.

Zuccoli Independent Chairman Michael Corcoran said it was exciting to see the area develop and the community grow.

“It has been a pleasure working with the school to develop the basketball court. This project presented an opportunity to not only build on the facilities of the school but also for the residents of Zuccoli and the local community. We look forward to working on future projects together,” Mr Corcoran said.

The new basketball court will be launched on Friday 12 February, at the MacKillop Catholic College at 9.30am, and will include a basketball demonstration by young talent from the College.

Media enquiries: Jeannette Button on 0407 727 080

Address: MacKillop Catholic College, 285 Farrar Boulevard, Johnston.

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