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Fink family

Arrived: 1805
Country of origin:
Area in New Zealand: Bluff
Source: Beyond the Moon by Peter Entwisle.

Details: An emancipated convict, a sealer and a settler near Bluff who took a Maori wife. They raised a daughter called Riaki who in about 1826, caught the eye of Charley Thoms (George Joseph Thoms) from the 'Wellington', Captain Kent.  He tried to abduct her and in the fight that followed, Fink and several Maori were killed.