Total Control Drilling (TCD) are a construction and service company that travels throughout NZ providing specialized drilling systems and techniques to all drilling projects. TCD have the expertise and resources to successfully complete any project related to drilling, exploration, well completions and consultancy.

Our multidisciplinary team offers a complete range of services across the following areas:-

  • Drilling – Water wells, Geothermal and Oil & Gas
  • Drilling – Large diameter Pre-collar conductors to various depths
  • Drilling – Foundation, Environmental, Geotech and Mineral investigations
  • Provision of scientific and visualization 3-D and 2-D surface Seismic surveys in preparations of pre-sourcing groundwater activities, locations, depths and potential reservoirs prior to any drilling programme (Risk management removal and quality assurance controlled measures)
  • Aquifer pump and Well-testing, including plant rental of submersible pumps and generator power supplies
  • CCTV / Camera bore-hole inspections up to 350 metres and consultancy work (Bore repairs, Insurance work, Quality assurance inspections and Client disputes)
  • Resource management consent compliance for Groundwater extraction permits and Hydrology reporting

Our key strength is professionalism, expertise and commitment to the integrity of your work, our team and our clients.  TCD is made up of a team where senior members have extensive experience in the delivery of drilling services and our core drilling staff is highly skilled, methodical and has the knowledge and experience to deal with even the most diverse drilling conditions.

All of our staff appreciates the importance of Health and Safety and we have integrated all requirements with our operations in a very effective and productive manner.  TCD is conscious of our environment and have procedures, systems and monitoring in place to ensure no harm is done and that land and waterways are unaffected.

What Our Clients Say?

We think we’re pretty special, but don’t take our word for it, read what many of our customers think of us.

David O’Hanlon (Director)

Cleanco Truck Wash Tauranga tendered their water bore drilling requirements in July 2015. Jamie Thomas from Total Control Drilling won the tender and set out a schedule and plan that was actioned within a 4 day time frame. Although not the cheapest option Total Control used the highest quality products…

CleanCo Truck Wash Tauranga

Ozone Technologies

We have been working with Jamie for many years and have found Jamie undertakes every project with a high degree of professionalism. His performance in execution of each project has been outstanding. Plant and equipment are of a high standard and well maintained, housekeeping always of highest standard and Health…

Director Ozone Technologies Ltd

Tony McCourt

I had the pleasure of working with Total Control Drilling Limited for an Oil-well conductor (Pre-collar to 50 metres) operation in the Taranaki region.
The crews were very attentive to their work drilling the surface hole and setting the conductor at less than one degree as required through very unstable and hard…

Consultant Drilling Supervisor


Having had a bad experience from another drilling company I had a ring from Jamie to see if he could help. I have found Total Control Drilling to be very efficient, and informative all through the process of drilling my water well. Jamie has been very good at explaining every…

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