Today on NZ Herald Focus at 4pm - We have the latest on the Mother's Day message from Farmers department store that has seen the company quickly apologise to its customers.

Overseas, we update you on the Canadian wildfire spreading across Alberta that has seen 88,000 people evacuated and 1600 houses burnt to the ground.

With winter on its way, we report on major Improvements to The Remarkables ski field down south.

And from the "only in Britain" file, the lawn mower racing season is underway ... and it's a cut above the rest.