The Taupo Region has three newspapers.
The Taupo Times is the region’s biggest newspaper and is delivered free each Tuesday and Friday. It has a Facebook page here and can be read for free online.
Taupo & Turangi Weekender
The Taupo & Turangi Weekender produces a physical newspaper that is delivered free to Taupo and Turangi each Thursday. It has a Facebook page here.
The Turangi Chronicle covers everything happening in the Turangi /Tongariro area and lakeshore settlements. It has a Facebook page here.
Dam City Advertiser
The Dam City Advertiser (actually published as The Dam City Newsletter) is a Mangakino area publication. Latest editions of the newspaper can be found here. It covers both Mangakino and Whakamaru. It is published irregularly. It consists mainly of ads, community notices and a police report.