A backbench National MP is apologising after a member of his family used his Twitter account to send inappropriate messages.
National's candidate for the Port Hills electorate, Nuk Korako, had a lost luggage bill ridiculed in Parliament.
He said one of his children accessed his Twitter account without permission yesterday.
The account sent messages criticising other accounts that had sent messages to Mr Korako.
Mr Korako said the behaviour was unacceptable and he had spoken to the family member who sent the tweets.