Technical Consultancy

Project management, technical support, geological and geotechnical information and instrumentation monitoring.

Project Management

Griffiths Drilling has project managers available for large and small drilling projects that demand the high level of reporting, supervision, input, problem solving and experience that clients require for the success and smooth running of projects.

Technical Support

We provide technical support in all areas of our operation, which is a valuable asset when tendering projects that require drilling input. The vast experience and technical skills of the people we have on board helps our clients to achieve their own success in securing tenders.

Geological and Geotechnical Information

At Griffiths Drilling we possess at least 45 years of drilling records and geological information, which can prove vital for our clients’ proposals and risk assessments.

Instrumentation Monitoring

As part of our technical division, we have specialist staff available to measure and track water levels and issue detailed monitoring reports.


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Griffiths Drilling offers a comprehensive range of drilling services. Each service is backed-up with our considerable drilling capability, technical expertise and vast practical experience that comes from operating for over 44 years within the New Zealand drilling industry.

Geotechnical Services

Our services include rotary core drilling, rotary mud, concentrix casing systems, standard penetration tests, CPT testing, sampling, hollow steam auger, auger, down hole hammer, air coring, test pits, labour, bore logging and piezometer and inclinometer installations.

Sonic Drilling Services

Griffiths Drilling have the only dual head sonic drilling rig available in New Zealand. Sonic drilling is up to 4 times faster than traditional methods and there are many other advantages and benefits when you use our newly arrived, XL CRS-F Duo Sonic Rig.

Cone Penetration Test (CPT) Services

Our Cone Penetration Test (CPT) service uses our 2 dedicated CPT rigs. These specialist drilling rigs have been designed and customised specifically to meet the needs and demands of our clients and New Zealand drilling conditions.

Other Drilling Services

Our other drilling services include construction and foundation drilling (includes ground anchors and soil nails), water bore and water well drilling, environmental drilling and monitoring and seismic drilling for exploration.

Water Bore Services

We have 50 years experience in drilling water bores. Our water bore drilling and development services are both comprehensive and complete. They include water infrastructure asset management, water bore construction and water bore integrity.