There has been a bomb scare at Christchurch Airport early this morning.

A police spokeswoman said a person called police at 4.30am to say they had heard a group of people "talking about a bomb".

Airport police checked the airport but nothing was found.

The spokeswoman did not know if the group of people alleged to have made the comment were found.


Christchurch Airport communications manager Yvonne Densem said referred New Zealand Herald enquiries to police.