Domestic jet services at Auckland Airport have been temporarily halted due to a security breach.
The Aviation Security Service has told 1 NEWS it is currently dealing with the incident at Auckland Airport, but could not say when services will resume.
A passenger on a plane on the tarmac at the airport says screening has been halted.
"Planes stopped boarding. I’m on board for Wellington waiting," the passenger said in a text message.
Auckland Airport says passenger processing at the domestic terminal has been temporarily halted while a security concern is addressed.
Aviation Security have confirmed they have located a person who is being interviewed, and a decision is yet to be made on whether everyone will be re-screened.
A Civil Aviation Authority spokesman has told 1 NEWS it is believed the incident was caused by a phone left on an aircraft.