The Twitter account of the hacker involved in the Dirty Politics book and scandal has been suspended.
The @Whaledump account has been releasing hacked emails appearing to confirm the content in the book.
It was suspended this morning but a spokesperson for Twitter gave no reason, saying it does not comment on individual accounts for privacy and security reasons.
A spokesperson for the Prime Minister John Key said: "We had no knowledge of this prior to it being shut down. We did not lay a complaint and it's not a matter for us".
The hacker, meanwhile, has set up a new Twitter account.