Can I fund my account via POLi?

POLi is no longer supported in Australia since 30 September 2023. Australian financial institutions have ceased support – please check your bank’s website for further information. 

POLi will continue to be supported for New Zealand accounts.    

You can use POLi-supported bank transfers to securely deposit funds to your Stake Account. The minimum funding amount is NZ$50.

To make a POLi-supported deposit:

  • On the Stake app, head to your portfolio dashboard and tap Buying power > Add funds; on web, click on the wallet icon in the right-hand corner > Add funds

  • Input the deposit amount

  • Select POLi and your preferred funding speed

  • Follow the prompts to complete your POLi payment

About POLi

POLi is an online payment option, backed by Australia Post, that facilitates a funds transfer in near real-time using PayID from your bank account to a merchant. It’s an easy and secure alternative for customers who don’t want to use credit cards. 

POLi allows you to fund directly from the Stake app without having to manually initiate a transfer. 

All the security features of your internet banking account apply when funding via POLi, including two-factor authentication and any transaction limits you have. 

Banks available on Poli

Below is a list of banks currently available on POLi in NZ.


  • ANZ

  • Bank of New Zealand

  • Kiwibank

  • TSB Bank

  • The Co-Operative Bank

Please note the above list may be subject to change.

POLi outages

If you're having trouble using POLi to fund your account, head to and check if there are any operational issues.

If problems persist, you can reach out to the Stake support team here.

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