As a New Zealander you have a unique opportunity if you’re considering moving to Australia. Australia and New Zealand have a Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement that allows their citizen’s to visit, study, live and work in either NZ or Australia for as long or little as they want.
As a NZ citizen you will be automatically be granted an Special Category Visa (SCV) when you process through Australia border control. There is no mention of this at border control. It all happens electronically. However, there are a couple of requirements.