I am moving to Australia under PR (Skilled - Independent (subclass 189) visa. Does this make me eligible for working in New Zealand also.

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Yes, you will be eligible to work in New Zealand too. Source: http://glossary.immigration.govt.nz/australiancitizensandresidents.htm

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    But, if you're looking to take Australian citizenship note that time spent in New Zealand won't count towards the time you need to accrue to qualify for Australian citizenship.
    – Richard Ev
    Jun 16, 2016 at 12:30

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