Australian New Zealanders
|62,712 (by birth, 2013 Census)
22,467 (by ancestry, 2013)
|Regions with significant populations|
|Australian-born people by region|
|Bay of Plenty||4,194|
According to the 2013 Census, there were 62,712 Australian-born people living in New Zealand, a slight decrease from 62,742 at the 2006 Census.
Both Australia and New Zealand share historical, cultural and geographical connections, as well as being Commonwealth realms. Migration flows between the two countries have been constant and evenly throughout history from colonial times.
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.
Notable Australian New Zealanders
- Keisha Castle-Hughes, actress – born in Donnybrook, WA
- Andrew Durante, footballer - born in Sydney
- Russel Norman, politician, former co-leader of the New Zealand Green Party – born in Brisbane
- Matt Robson, politician – born in Brisbane
- Michael Joseph Savage, 23rd Prime Minister of New Zealand (1935–40) – born in Tatong, Victoria
- Joseph Ward, 17th Prime Minister of New Zealand (1906–12, 1928–30) – born in Melbourne
- Sonny Bill Williams, professional rugby union player and boxer – mother is half-Australian
- "Table 11: Birthplace (detailed): For the census usually resident population count 2001, 2006, and 2013 Censuses". Statistics New Zealand. Archived from the original (XLS) on 24 May 2014. Retrieved 17 March 2014.
- Dickison, Michael; Greg Ansley (14 January 2013). "Oz exodus: Kiwis struggling without a lifeline across the ditch". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
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