14/03/2016 - Peter van de Merwe claimed a 1st, 3rd and 11th place in the PIPA ranking for Best Ace Pigeon Young Birds in The Netherlands (6 prizes). In addition, his daughter Gwen took a 7th place in the category of Best Sprint-Middle Distance Pigeon in The Netherlands (10 prizes).
05/07/2015 - Peter and Gen Van De Merwe once again demonstrated the art of winning first prizes. They made a fresh start in 2015 after having sold their entire collection of racing and breeding birds. This young new team has been growing strong, and their first major achievement is a 1st-2nd-4th Teletext Nanteuil against 15,640 pigeons.
23/01/2015 - Update: The Italian Christiano Paltrinieri (IT) is ranked first in the Grand Averages after 22 races of the South African Million Dollar Pigeon Race, the world’s most prestigious one loft race! His leading pigeon is a 50% Van De Merwe pigeon (the dam is a 100% Van De Merwe and a grandchild of Nathalie – daughter Replay), and will be holding his first place until the final race that takes place next weekend (24th of January).
15/01/2015 - Peter Van De Merwe organises a viewing day in the lead up to this pigeon auction, to give potential buyers a chance to see the pigeons up close. Date and place: Friday the 23rd of January from 6pm to 9:30pm in Dordrecht
04/10/2011 - Being a top fancier is difficult enough, but remaining one is even more difficult. Peter van de Merwe from Dordrecht knows how to handle it. In 2011 his racing team also knew how to cope with great opponents. This year he was 1° General Champion in the District Drechtsteden and 1° Provincial Champion with the youngsters.
24/06/2009 - Peter (36) works in administration. He is a member of P.V. De Luchtbode in Dordrecht. He takes care of the pigeons together with his father Arie. Before Peter leaves for work he makes a start on the daily chores and when he has left for work his father takes over.