You'll only be able to either leave your funds in a NZ Kiwi Saver scheme or transfer your funds to an Australian complying superannuation scheme.
If you move to Australia as a New Zealand citizen you won't automatically get permanent residency status in Australia — you'll have a special category of visa that means you can live, study or work in Australia for as long as you like. If you're not a permanent resident, you can't: If you were living in Australia before 26 February 2001, you might already be a permanent resident. Find out if you're eligible and start the application process online.
The Registrar-General uses the information that you supply to meet the legal requirements to maintain a series of statutory registers including those of births, marriages, civil unions, deaths or name changes.
Make sure you keep up your student loan payments while you're overseas or you could be charged interest and penalties.
You might need to file a tax return (IR3) that covers the period up to the date you leave NZ.
You may also need to file a tax return at a later time showing details of any income you've earned overseas or from an NZ source.
From 1 July 2013, you're no longer able to withdraw your Kiwi Saver funds early if you've moved to live permanently in Australia.
The Passport office uses the information supplied by you or obtained to establish entitlement to and to issue a New Zealand passport or other travel document The supply of the information is mandatory and failure to supply could lead to a prosecution, in particular as provided by section 89 (1) (e) of the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Act 1995.(b) To process passport and other travel document applications (including applications for Certificates of Identity and Refugee Travel Documents for non New Zealand citizens) and maintain records of documents issued.
The forms for these purposes either contain the information required for the various processes or provide information about other organisations from which additional information may be sought.
You may authorise the Department to approach these additional organisations for you to release the requested information.
If you get a benefit from Work and Income, you must let them know your travel plans and your reasons for travel before you leave New Zealand. If you don’t, your benefit might stop the day after you leave.
or the Veteran’s Pension, you can go anywhere in the world and still be able to take up to 100% of your gross payment with you.