After Hurricanes Gustav and Ike hit Louisiana and the Caribbean, the long-anticipated Hurricane Glenn is now bearing down on Helengrad from Monaco this afternoon, with extensive political damage almost certain in its wake.
Obviously the PM isn't going to want the attention of the nation focused on Owen Glenn's step into the corridors of power tomorrow. She's already being quoted on Newstalk ZB as saying that New Zealanders are "over" the NZ First funding row, and it makes sense that someone from Labour will pull a rabbit out of a hat in the next 24 hours to divert the eyes and ears of the nation.
So what's it going to be? A waterfront stadium for Auckland? No, they've already done that. Buying the railways? No, too late.
Home Paddock is keeping the theme fresh today, with a game to guess what Peters' excuse will be today.
So what's your pick? What's it going to be? You have to be in to win.