07 888 5724 [email protected]

Locally owned &


to have provided the Matamata and Waikato regions with premium drilling, drainage and digging services for over 40 years


At Don Griffiths, we’re proud to have grown a team of hardworking, experienced and accomplished experts in the directional drilling, laser novaflo drainage, excavation, Hi Rail excavation, Rock sawing, mole ploughing, Hauling industry over the past 42 years.

We’re a friendly team of committed engineers and craftsmen, known for providing exceptional customer service and delivering high quality results to our clients.

Dependable and efficient; Directional drilling, Laser novaflo drainage and Excavation, Hi Rail excavation, Rock sawing, Mole ploughing, Hauling is really what we do best.

We subscribe to industry best practice techniques, and can work across a range of terrain and varying ground conditions.

The strength of our business’ reputation in the industry has been supported by the expertise and skill continually displayed by our very experienced team.


Explore the possibilities

Start today with your project

How can we help you

We’re always happy to talk about your project, and discuss how we might be able to help you with your requirements. 


  • Directional Drilling
  • Thrusting
  • Rock Drilling


  • Drainage/ trenching
  • Mole ploughing
  • Underground drain location


  • Cable Installation
  • Microduct telecommunications
  • Power, water and phone cabling




Our clients love us


We work with larger contracting companies, or with individuals on custom projects.

Each project is different, but if you can dig it, drill it or drain it – then you can rely on Don Griffiths to provide the best quality and service for your project requirements.

We work for clients big and small; finding time to lay 20 million metres of fibre optic cable in the past 30 years, while developing our repertoire and experience in irrigation and drainage solutions, and directional drilling services.

We also contract to telecommunication, power and water providers to lay pipes, cables and communication systems across the region.


Get started today

We have a wide range of services available including Drilling, Ploughing, Drainage, Rock Sawing and Rock Drilling. Get in touch today!


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1 years ago
Don Griffiths Ltd

Not a bad view on a Hi-Rail job today 🏖☀️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Think it would look better on a boat with fishing gear and dive gear

Kevin you trying to justify Willie O ??

I presume you (Glenn??) are catching a good feed at lunchtime😂

Was the grumpy one there

Good team to have on the job

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1 years ago
Don Griffiths Ltd

Kevin and his father Don Griffiths 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

Kevin and his father Don Griffiths 😊

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Who's the person next to you? Might have gone to school with him

Well it's very old photo x

Nice photo captain

1 years ago
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1 years ago
Don Griffiths Ltd

Latest drainage job in Auckland. Ready to plant a new kiwi fruit block. ... See MoreSee Less

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Good finish!

Is the grumpy one there

1 years ago
Don Griffiths Ltd

Keeping the guys busy with a big power upgrade in Tokoroa. ... See MoreSee Less

Keeping the guys busy with a big power upgrade in Tokoroa.
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