Introducing the new payment status_code field

As of today, a new status_code field will be available on all payments initiated through Akahu that do not successfully complete (i.e. payments that are assigned a status of ERROR, DECLINED, or CANCELLED). The purpose of this new field is to provide a programmer-friendly way for apps to take action based on the reason for payment failure.


Introducing the Parties Endpoint for Identity Data (beta)

Akahu is announcing the release of a new (beta) endpoint: /parties 🥳. This endpoint provides identity data relating to the parties that are registered at the institutions that your users connect to your application.


Introducing the Income Endpoints (beta)

Today Akahu is releasing brand new beta endpoints: The /income endpoints!


BNZ Enduring Consent Removal

BNZ recently made a change that would require Akahu to provide BNZ account connectivity via “screen scraping”.


Introducing the Akahu SDK for Javascript

Today we are introducing our JS SDK, which makes interacting with the Akahu API simple and straightforward.


Deprecated User ID in webhook events endpoint

The _user field on webhook events was intended to make it easier to match up which events were sent to which of the recipient's users. In hindsight, this is not terribly useful, and duplicates what the state parameter is supposed to be doing.


Deprecated Connection `profile` field

The profile field on connections was intended to allow a banner image to go with a connection logo.


Improved exposure of when an account was refreshed

We say an account has been "refreshed" when we have just gone to the bank and retrieved the latest balance, metadata and transactions.


Improved `/me` Endpoint Response

Beginning on Monday the 31st of May 2021, the /me endpoint will now return two new fields:


Stable Transaction Model

Beginning on Friday the 28th of May 2021, Akahu's /transactions and /accounts/{id}/transactions endpoints will begin serving transactions in a stable format.