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2008-08-01 18:00:29

By PALMER, Harriet MORE Taranaki students are leaving school armed with qualifications and ready for the real world. In 2007, 5.1% or 80 young people left Taranaki secondary schools with very little or no NCEA credits, in 2003 that figure was an abysmal 19.5% or 311 students.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.