The nation is in waiting.
Now that Jacinda Ardern has gone into labour, the whole country has its fingers crossed that everything goes safely.
This is the last picture we have of the-then Prime Minister from yesterday, still hard at work.
Clarke Gayford: Anyone with aspirations of being PM, make sure you also have an appetite for reading and reading and reading and reading. #stillwaiting
But Anusha Bradley captured the mood this morning with this tweet:
"Tell my kids the PM is about to have her baby.
7yo: "yay, I love babies"
9yo: "omg, is Winston now in charge?"