There are 68,000 Australians in New Zealand. They include expatriates, students, workers, families and New Zealand citizens who have Australian origins. They make up about 2% of the New Zealand population, the same as the proportion of the Australian population that is of New Zealand origin. Australians in New Zealand are eligible for all WINZ payments. They become eligible for tertiary student allowances after two years and can apply for citizenship after three years.