The pottery building is stunning. One of New Zealand’s oldest buildings with a direct connection with the establishment of the Church of England in New Zealand. Frederick Thatcher, Bishop Selwyn’s architect, is thought to have had some input into its medieval Gothic architecture design. The building is constructed of Taranaki andesite. Vicarage Pottery is a potters collective located in the historic Te Henui Vicarage building. You’ll find fabulous one-off pieces ranging from artistic pieces to domestic ware and in a wide range of clay bodies including earthenware, stoneware and porcelain. Based in the Vicarage. Pottery building, the New Plymouth Potters Club also offers classes for learners, weekly gatherings for member potters and organised workshops throughout the year.