La Dépêche de Tahiti and Tahiti-infos are awaiting a shipment of newsprint from New Zealand this week.
It is not immediately clear what has caused the newsprint supply problem.
The printing shop for the two newspapers should be restocked for Monday's edition to be issued as usual.
Both papers have apologised to their readers and asked them to get their news on their websites and Facebook pages.
This article is published under the Pacific Media Centre’s content partnership with Radio New Zealand.